Education

14 Nov 2012
The case: The Japanese New History Textbook controversyA textbook entitled New History Textbook (Atarashii Rekishi Kyokasho) was published by a committee...
13 Nov 2012
The case: Teaching creationism in US schoolsOn April 11 2012, Tennessee passed a law that will protect teachers who choose to explore the merits of creationism...
4 Jul 2012
This debate refers specifically to the United States of America but many of the arguments would be applicable to other countries around the world. In recent...
25 May 2012
Since the advent of modern social science, sociologists and criminologists have been preoccupied with finding the answer to what is the root cause of criminal...
17 Apr 2012
Single-sex schools are schools that only admit those of one specific gender, believing that the educational environment fostered by a single gender is more...
13 Apr 2012
We all want and should eat better. And each of us has different definitions and priorities when it comes to “good food”. For some good equals...
2 Mar 2012
In a landmark ruling, the US Supreme Court ruled 6-3 in Vernonia School District v. Acton that schools could randomly test student athletes for drug use, after...
22 Feb 2012
The role that undergraduate studies play in employment and education is becoming increasingly difficult to decipher – not only for individual students, but...
21 Feb 2012
Merit pay for state school teachers means rewarding teachers for better performance according to specific and measurable criteria. State schools are schools...
20 Feb 2012
Reformers argue that the school calendar used in countries round the world is outdated and inefficient. The current system, which usually consists of two or...
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